Small businesses are waiting longer for their big customers to pay, as many large corporations...


Small businesses are waiting longer for their big customers to pay, as many large corporations are trying to hold onto their cash as long as possible to bolster their own working capital. The trend is squeezing small companies that often have fewer resources to rely on during the wait and less access to credit.
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  • 7footMoose
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    This is precisely where commercial banks in this country should be making loans to facilitate the recovering economy. After all, that is why banks were organized in the first place. Get with it.
    7 Jun 2012, 05:05 AM Reply Like
  • Tack
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    Opportunistic environment for BDC's.
    7 Jun 2012, 05:13 AM Reply Like
  • 867046
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    Large corporations have been net 45 like forever.

     

    One option not mentioned is that there are places to report on the lateness of payments in such a way that it affects the credit worthiness of companies involved.
    7 Jun 2012, 06:52 AM Reply Like
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